Gaurab Gangopadhyay

Gaurab Gangopadhyay
Professor

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Previous appointments:

1996 - 97 Provisional Research Associate CSIR project

1997 -98 Research Associate DBT Project

1999 - 2003 Research Associate CSIR (Adhoc)

2004 - 2006 Post Doctoral Fellow Bose Institute Fellowship

2006 - 2008 Research Associate DBT Project

2008 - 2012 Assistant Professor, DPB, Bose Institute

2012 - 2018 Associate Professor, DPB, Bose Institute

2019 -         Professor, DPB, Bose Institute

Research interests:

A plant scientist, having a 'feel' for the minute details of the plants - and a belief that understanding the molecular basis of subtle variations can enhance a plant’s performance in the field against biotic and abiotic stress.   

Contact:

Address: Division of Plant Biology
Main Campus
Bose Institute
93/1, A. P. C. Road
Kolkata - 700 009, India
E-Mail: gaurab[at]jcbose.ac.in
Phone: +91-33-23031124

Research:

Major Achievements in the last five years


  1. Development of inter-specific hybrid sesame with high lignan content in oil (yet to be published)
  2. Establishment of WUSCHEL as a marker for in vitro shoot morphogenesis
  3. Development of allele-specific marker of chaconne synthase gene in Indian mulberry for early screening of recombinant mulberry population against infection with powdery mildew
  4. Isolation and characterization of BADH2 gene from Pandanus amaryllifolius, a unique wild plant containing 2AP-induced basmati rice aroma 


Future plans

 

  1. Development of transgenic pineapple over-expressing AcSERK to combat fungal pathogens
  2. Identification of beneficial rhizospheric fungi to booster the growth of Darjeeling tea

Publications:

List of papers published in SCI Journals, in year wise descending order:

  1. Bhattacharya S, Sengupta S, Karmakar A, Sarkar SN, Gangopadhyay G, Datta K and Datta SK 2019. Genetically engineered rice with appA gene enhanced phosphorus and minerals. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology (https://doi.org/10.1007/s13562-019-00505-3)
  2. Laha S, Kumar D, Sengupta DN and Gangopadhyay G 2019. In silico characterization of SAMdC from Pokkali rice and its over-expression in transgenic tobacco. Vegetos (Springer) (https://doi.org/10.1007/s42535-019-00019-2
  3. Bose. S., Gangopadhyay, G. and Sikdar, S.R. 2019. Rorippa indica HSPRO2 expression in transgenic Brassica juncea induces tolerance against mustard aphid Lipaphis erysimi. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 136: 431 – 443 (online version https://doi.org/10.1007/s11240-018-1524-4
  4. Bose. S., Gangopadhyay, G. and Sikdar, S.R. 2018. RiHSPRO2, a nematode resistance protein-like homolog from a wild crucifer Rorippa indica (L.) Hiern, is a promising candidate to control mustard aphid Lipaphis erysimi. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 12:701–714 (online version https://doi.org/10.1007/s11829-018-9615-z)
  5. Sultana, M. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2018. Early expression of WUSCHEL is a marker for in vitro shoot morphogenesis in tobacco and Beta palonga. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 134 : 277 – 288 (online version https://doi.org/10.1007/s11240-018-1421-x)
  6. Arora, V., Ghosh, M.K., Singh, P. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2018. Light regulation of nitrate reductase gene expression and enzyme activity in the leaves of mulberry. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics 55: 62-66
  7. Debnath, A.J., Gangopadhyay, G., Basu, D. and Sikdar, S.R. 2018. An efficient protocol for in vitro organogenesis of Sesamum indicum L. using cotyledon as explants. 3 Biotech 8:146 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-018-1173-7
  8. Arora, V., Ghosh, M.K., Pal, S. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2017. Allele specific CAPS marker development and characterization of chalcone synthase gene in Indian mulberry (Morus spp., family Moraceae). PLOS ONE June 22, 2017 (https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179189)
  9. Arora, V., Sultana, M., Kumar, V. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2017. Isolation and characterization of BADH2 gene from in vitro propagated Pandanus amaryllifolius Roxb. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 130: 131 - 140 (online version DOI 10.1007/s11240-017-1209-4)
  10. Prasad, R. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Selection of prospective parents among Indian and exotic Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) for Marker Assisted Breeding. Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 74(2): 197-204.
  11. Prasad, R., Mukherjee, K.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Image analysis based on seed phenomics in Sesame. Plant Breeding and Seed Science 68: 119-136. (DOI: 10.2478/v10129-011-0085-z)
  12. Roy, S.K., Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2010. Is stem twinning form of Basella alba L. a naturally occurring variant? Current Science 98 (10): 1370 -1375
  13. Gangopadhyay, G., Roy, S.K., Basu Gangopadhyay, S. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2009. Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation of pineapple var. Queen using a novel encapsulation-based antibiotic selection technique. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 97: 295-302 (Online version DOI 10.1007/s11240-009-9528-8).
  14. Roy, S.K., Gangopadhyay, G., Ghose, K., Dey, S., Basu, D. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2008. A cDNA-AFLP approach to look for differentially expressed gene fragments in dioecious pointed gourd (Trichosanthes dioica Roxb.) for understanding sex expression. Current Science 94 (3): 381 - 385.
  15. Gangopadhyay, G., Roy, S. K., Ghose, K., Poddar, R., Bandyopadhyay, T., Basu, D. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2007. Sex detection of Carica papaya and Cycas circinalis in pre flowering stage by ISSR and RAPD. Current Science 92(4): 524-526.
  16. Dey, S., Ghose, K., Gangopadhyay, G. and Basu, D. 2007. Assessment of genomic diversity of wild and cultivated tomato through Resistance Gene Analogue Polymorphism and I2 homologues. Euphytica 154:219-230 (Online version DOI10.1007/s10681-006-9290-5).
  17. Gangopadhyay, G., Bandyopadhyay, T., Poddar, R., Basu Gangopadhyay, S. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2005. Encapsulation of pineapple micro shoots in alginate beads for temporary storage. Current Science 88(6): 972-977.
  18. Gangopadhyay, G., Bandyopadhyay, T., Modak, B.K., Wongpornchai, S. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2004. Micro propagation of Indian pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius Roxb.), a rich source of 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline. Current Science 87(11): 1589-1592.
  19. Bandyopadhyay, T., Gangopadhyay, G., Poddar, R. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2004. Trichomes: their diversity, distribution and density in acclimatisation of teak (Tectona grandis L.) plants grown in vitro. Plant Cell Tissue & Organ Culture 78: 113-121.
  20. Gangopadhyay, G., Bandyopadhyay, T., Basu Gangopadhyay, S. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2004. Luffa sponge – a unique matrix for tissue culture of Philodendron. Current Science 86(2): 315-319.
  21. Ramalakshmi Dutta, Y., Gangopadhyay, G., Das, S., Dutta, B.K. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2003/4. Esterase as a marker to study the genetic fidelity of micro propagated banana. Biologia Plantarum 47(3): 421-424.
  22. Gangopadhyay, G., Basu Gangopadhyay, S., Poddar, R., Gupta, S. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2003. Micropropagation of Tectona grandis: assessment of genetic fidelity. Biologia Plantarum 46(3): 459-461.
  23. Gangopadhyay, G., Das, S. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2002. Speciation in Chenopodium in West Bengal, India. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 49: 503-51
  24. Basu, S., Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, B.B. 2002. Salt tolerance in rice in vitro: Implication of accumulation of Na+, K+ and proline. Plant Cell Tissue & Organ Culture 69(1): 55-64
  25. Gangopadhyay, G., Das, S., Mitra, S.K., Poddar, R., Modak, B.K. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2002. Enhanced rate of multiplication and rooting through the use of coir in aseptic liquid culture media. Plant Cell Tissue & Organ Culture 68(3): 301-310.
  26. Gangopadhyay, G., Basu, S. and Gupta, S. 1997. In vitro selection and physiological characterization of NaCl- and mannitol – adapted callus lines in Brassica juncea. Plant Cell Tissue & Organ culture 50: 161-169.
  27.  Gangopadhyay, G., Basu, S., Mukherjee, B.B. and Gupta, S. 1997. Effects of salt and osmotic shocks on unadapted and adapted callus lines of tobacco. Plant Cell Tissue & Organ Culture 49: 45-52. 
  28. Basu, S., Gangopadhyay, G., Mukherjee, B.B. and Gupta, S. 1997. Plant regeneration of salt adapted callus of indica rice (var. Basmati 370) in saline conditions. Plant Cell Tissue & Organ Culture 50: 153-159. 
  29. Basu, S., Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, B.B. 1997. Isozymes of peroxidases and esterases as osmotic stress- markers in rice callus cultures. Ind. J. Exptl. Biol. 35: 1359-1364.


Other significant publications in referred journal/Books/Chapters etc. , in year wise descending order:

 

1.      Arora, V., Ghosh, M.K., Ghosh, P.K., Kumar, S.N. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2015. Molecular markers to assess the hybrid nature of an improved mulberry genotype Journal of Plant Science and Research 2(1): 116 (5 pages).

 

2.      Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2015. Chapter 23: Pineapple. In: Agrobacterium protocols, Springer protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology 1224, Volume 2, 3rd Ed. (ISSN 1064-3745, ISBN 978-1-4939-1657-3) Ed. Wang, K., Humana Press, Springer, New York, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London. Pp. 293-305.

 

3.      Arora, V., Ghosh, M.K., Bindroo, B.B. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Phenomic analyses of indigenous and exotic accessions of Mulberry (Morus spp.). International Research Journal of Biological Sciences 3 (7): 40-48.

 

4.      Sultana, M., Mukherjee, K.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Determination of sex expression in Cycads In: Reproductive Biology of Plants (ISBN 9781482201321) Eds. Ramawat, K.G., Merillon, J-M and Shivanna, K.R., CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA, Pp. 118-132.

 

5.  Sultana, M. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Looking for isoforms of enzymes related to in vitro morphogenesis in Nicotiana tabacum L. International Research Journal of Biological Sciences 3 (1): 11-16.

 

6.  Prasad, R. and Gangopadhyay, G.  2013. ‘Precocious’ seed germination in Turkish and Chinese Accessions of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in Indian conditions. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 13 (3): 398-401.

 

7.  Roy, S.K., Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2012. Determination of sex in Zamia fischeri Miq., an endangered gymnosperm. International Journal of Biodivesity and Conservation 4(7): 287-293.

 

8.  Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2012. Assessment of Genetic Fidelity of the Tissue Culture Clones In: Plant Tissue Culture: Totipotency to Transgenic. (Eds. Sharma, H.P., Dogra, J.V.V. and Misra, A. N.), AGROBIOS, India Pp. 445-460.

 

9.  Prasad, R. and Gangopadhyay, G.  2011. Phenomic analyses of Indian and exotic accessions of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.). Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science 3 (13): 336-352.

 

10.  Gangopadhyay, G., Roy, S.K. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2009. Plant response to alternative matrices for in vitro root induction. African Journal of Biotechnology 8 (13): 2923-2928.

 

11.  Roy, S.K., Gangopadhyay, G., Bandyopadhyay, T., Modak, B.K., Datta, S. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2006. Enhancement of in vitro micro corm production in Gladiolus using alternative matrix. African Journal of Biotechnology 5(12): 1204-1209.

 

12.  Bandyopadhyay, T., Gangopadhyay, G., Roy, S.K., Datta, B.K. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2005. Nypa fruticans of Sundarban Biosphere Reserve, West Bengal, India – Its genetic diversity and an approach for conservation Phytomorphology 55(1&2): 39-47.

 

13.  Gangopadhyay, G., Bandyopadhyay, T., Datta, S., Basu, D. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2003. Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation in Indian Spinach (Beta palonga) Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 4(3&4): 193-196.

 

14.  Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2002. Regeneration in Chenopodium album L. via organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 3(3&4): 143-146.

 

15.      Datta, S., Gangopadhyay, G., Mitra, S.K. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2002.Somatic embryogenesis in Indian Spinach (Beta palonga). Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 3(1&2): 59-64.


16. Gangopadhyay, G., Poddar, R., Mukherjee, K.K. and Gupta, S. 2002. Varietal and species- interrelationship between cultivated and wild Sesamum. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources 15(1): 23-27.


17.  Gangopadhyay, G. and Basu, S. 2000. Proline as osmotic stress marker in in vitro system. In: Advances in Plant Physiology – vol III (Ed. Hemantaranjan, A.), Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India. pp. 283 – 304.

 

18.  Gangopadhyay, G. and Basu, S. 2000. Isozymes and proteins as osmotic stress marker in in vitro system. In: Advances in Plant Physiology – vol III (Ed. Hemantaranjan, A.), Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India. pp. 305 – 320.

 

19.  Basu, S., Gangopadhyay, G., Poddar, R., Gupta, S. and Mukherjee, B.B. 1999. Proline enigma and osmotic stress – tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.). In: Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology – Emerging Trends. (Ed. Kavi Kishor, P.B.) Universities Press, Hyderabad, pp. 275-281.   


20. Gangopadhyay, G., Poddar, R. and Gupta, S. 1998. Micropropagation of Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) by in vitro multiple shoot production from nodal explants. Phytomorphology 48(1): 83-90.


21. Basu, S., Gangopadhyay, G., Gupta, S. and Mukherjee, B.B. 1996. Screening for cross tolerance against related osmotic stress in adapted calli of salt sensitive and tolerant varieties of rice. Phytomorphology 46(4): 357-364.



Submissions to GenBank, NCBI database (Total 67 as on 17.04.2019)

 

1.      Dutta D and Gangopadhyay G 2019. Sesamum mulayanum NAC domain-containing protein 43 (NAC43) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession MK333920.

 

2.      Dutta D and Gangopadhyay G 2019. Sesamum mulayanum V-type proton ATPase subunit C-like protein (VPA) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession MK333919.

 

3.      Dutta D and Gangopadhyay G 2019. Sesamum mulayanum ferric reduction oxidase (FRO) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession MK300074.

 

4.      Dutta D and Gangopadhyay G 2019. Sesamum prostratum centroradialis mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession MK300073.

 

5.      Awon V K, Dutta D and Gangopadhyay G 2019. Sesamum mulayanum NBS-LRR class resistance protein mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession MK300072.

 

6.      Dutta D and Gangopadhyay G 2019. Sesamum mulayanum omega 6 fatty acid desaturase (FAD) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession MK300071.

 

7.      Dutta D and Gangopadhyay G 2019. Sesamum mulayanum polyphenol oxidase (PPO) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession MK300070.

 

8.      Dutta D and Gangopadhyay G 2019. Sesamum mulayanum sesamin synthase (SS) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession MK300069.

 

  1. Arora, V., Sultana M, Kumar V and Gangopadhyay G 2017. Pandanus amaryllifolius betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase (BADH2) mRNA, complete cds. GenBank Accession KY765936.

 

  1. Sultana, M. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2015. Beta palonga isolate EMBOSS_001 transcription factor WUSCHEL (wus) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession KT284906.

 

  1. Sultana, M. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2015. Beta palonga isolate EMBOSS_001 glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession KT284907.

 

  1. Sultana, M. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2015. Beta palonga isolate EMBOSS_001 actin (act) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession KT284908.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Morus alba cultivar GEN 1 chalcone synthase gene, partial cds. GenBank Accession KM210515.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Morus alba cultivar GEN 1 chalcone synthase mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession KM210516.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Morus alba cultivar KAJLI OP chalcone synthase mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession KM210517.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Morus alba cultivar MI-0008 chalcone synthase mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession KM210518.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Morus alba cultivar MI-0008 ppr protein mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession KM210519.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2014. Morus alba cultivar KAJLI OP ppr protein mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession KM210520.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar MI - 0008 clone MUL-1 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154100.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar MI-0158 clone MUL-2 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154101.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar GEN 1 clone MUL-3 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154102.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar MI-0046 clone MUL-4 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154103.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar GEN 1 clone MUL-5 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154104.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar GEN 1 clone MUL-6 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154105.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar MI-0046 clone MUL-7 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154106.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar MI-0158 clone MUL-8 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154107.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar MI-0046 clone MUL-9 germplasm specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154108.

 

  1. Arora,V., Ghosh, M.K. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2013. Morus alba cultivar GEN 1 clone MUL-10 germplasm specific SCAR marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession KF154109.

 

29.  Prasad, R. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2012. Sesamum indicum clone SI-1 genotype-specific RAPD marker S1 genomic sequence. GenBank Accession JX473842.

 

30.  Prasad, R. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2012. Sesamum indicum clone SI-2 genotype-specific RAPD marker S2 genomic sequence. GenBank Accession JX473843.

 

31.  Prasad, R. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2012. Sesamum indicum clone SI-3 genotype-specific RAPD marker S3 genomic sequence. GenBank Accession JX473844.

 

32.  Prasad, R. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2012. Sesamum prostratum clone SP-1 genotype-specific RAPD marker S4 genomic sequence. GenBank Accession JX473845.

 

33.  Prasad, R. and Gangopadhyay, G. 2012. Sesamum occidentale clone SO-1 genotype-specific RAPD marker S5 genomic sequence. GenBank Accession JX473846.

 

34.  Roy, S.K., Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2009. Zamia fischeri clone ZFM1 male-specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession GQ141708.

 

35.  Roy, S.K., Gangopadhyay, G. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2009. Zamia fischeri clone ZFF1 female-specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. GenBank Accession GQ141709.

 

36.  Roy, S.K., Gangopadhyay, G., Ghose, K., Dey, S., Basu, D. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2006. Understanding sex expression in Trichosanthes dioica Roxb. GenBank Accessions EF192055 - EF192076, EF198868 - EF198876 (31 submissions).

 

37.  Gangopadhyay, G., Roy, S.K., Ghose, K., Poddar, R., Bandyopadhyay, T., Basu, D. and Mukherjee, K.K. 2006. Cycas circinalis clone CCM1 male-specific RAPD marker genomic sequence. NCBI Accession DQ386640.


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Recognition:

    Teaching:

    Integrated M.Sc. - Ph.D. (Life Science)

    Semester I:

    Plant architecture  –   Vegetative and Reproductive organs

    Plant cellular components –  Cell Wall, Cell Membrane, Plasmodesmata

    Plant ecology and diversity  –  Habitat and niche, r and K selection, community ecology, succession, plant systematics

    Semester II:

    Plant Developmental Biology 

    Concept of plasticity in plant development
    Embryogenesis and early pattern formation in plants

    Organization of shoot apical meristem (SAM) and root apical meristem  (RAM), Inflorescence and floral determination, Sex determination 
    Semester III:
    Plant Molecular Biology Special Paper 
    Special paper I
    1. Crop improvement: identification and use of beneficial genes/traits

    1.3 Genetics:

    1.3.1  Quantitative genetics: Polygenic inheritance, heritability and its measurements, QTL mapping.

    Special paper II

    2.  Plant Biotechnology

    2.1   Gene mapping methods

    2.1.1   Linkage maps, Tetrad analysis, Development of mapping population

    2.1.2  Molecular marker assisted approach: RAPD, RFLP, SSR library preparation, ISSR, SNPs, SNP detection using TaqMan/molecular Beacon tools. Plant phenomics: Marker   assisted breeding for quality improvement.

    Ph.D. Course Work

    General 
    A glimpse of the biological research of Acharya J C Bose and its implication in present scenario
    Elective course - Plant Molecular Biology 
    Phenomic selection tools to complement Molecular Marker Assisted Breeding for novel plant architecture 

    Students:

    Image Name Designation Department Campus Contact number Email
    profile image Vivek Kumar Awon Junior Research Fellow Division of Plant Biology Main 23021124

    Former:

    Group members with present status:

    Ph. D students

    Dr. Ranjana Prasad - Ph.D degree awarded on 25.10.2016 (Department of Botany, CU)

    Dr. Vivek Arora - Ph.D degree awarded on 09.07.2018 (Department of Genetics, CU)

    Dr. Marufa Sultana – Ph.D degree awarded on 28.08.2018 (Department of Botany, CU)

    Ms. Sananda Bhattacharya (SRF, ICAR) - Registered for Ph.D (Department of Biochemistry, CU) - Delivered the Ph.D (5000 words) seminar

    Ms. Shinjini Sengupta (SRF, ICAR) - Registered for Ph.D (Department of Biochemistry, CU)

    Mr. Debabrata Dutta (SRF, UGC) - Registered for Ph.D (Department of Botany, CU)

    Ms. Soumili Pal (JRF, INSPIRE) - Yet to be registered for Ph.D programme

    Mr. Vivek Awon (JRF, UGC) - Yet to be registered for Ph.D programme

    Ms. Diptasree Kumar (JRF, WBDBT project) - Yet to be registered for Ph. D programme


    M.Sc. students (project works)

    Mr. Prithwi Ghosh (2009)

    Ms. Asha Shaji Antony (2010)

    Mr. Vivek Arora (2011)

    Mr. Vivek Kumar (2014)

    Mr. Prabhjit Singh (2015)

    Ms. Upasana Sen (2017)

    Ms. Manisha Pal (2019)   




    Group News:

    Past member:

    Dr. Ranjana Prasad is presently working as an Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture, Tripura

    Dr. Vivek Arora is presently availing ARO postdoctoral fellowship program at Israel

    Dr. Marufa Sultana is presently working as an Assistant Professor, New Alipore Collge, Kolkata